Dipetalonema

Dipetalonema

 [di-pet″ah-lo-ne´mah]
a genus of nematode parasites of the superfamily Filarioidea, including D. per´stans and D. streptocer´ca, species primarily parasitic in man, other primates serving as reservoir hosts.

Dipetalonema

(dī-pet'ă-lō-nē'mă),
A genus of nematode filariae with species in humans and many other mammals; as with other filarial worms, it produces microfilariae in blood or tissue fluids, with adults found in deep connective tissue, membranes, or visceral surfaces.
[G. di-, two, + petalon, leaf, + nēma, thread]

Dipetalonema

/Di·pet·a·lo·ne·ma/ (-pet″ah-lo-ne´mah) a genus of nematode parasites (superfamily Filarioidea), including D. per´stans and D. streptocer´ca, species primarily parasitic in humans, other primates serving as reservoir hosts.

Dipetalonema

a genus of nematodes of the superfamily Filarioidea (filarioids).

Dipetalonema dracunculoides
found in peritoneal membranes of dogs and humans.
Dipetalonema evansi
found in spermatic and pulmonary artery of camels.
Dipetalonema gracile, Dipetalonema marmosetae, Dipetalonema obtusa, Dipetalonema tamarinae
found in the peritoneal cavity of primates.
Dipetalonema grassii
occurs in the subcutaneous tissue of dogs.
Dipetalonema loxodontis
found in the African elephant. Called also Loxodontofilaria loxodontis.
Dipetalonema odendhali
found in the subcutaneous and intermuscular tissues of California sealion.
Dipetalonema perstans, Dipetalonema streptocerca
these species are primarily parasitic in humans, other primates serving as reservoir hosts.
Dipetalonema reconditum
found in body cavities and connective tissue of dogs.
Dipetalonema spirocauda
found in the right heart and pulmonary artery of seals.
References in periodicals archive ?
Effect of mebendazole and levamisole on Onchocerca volvulus and Dipetalonema perstans Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg.
Canine filariosis is caused mainly by filarial nematodes belonging to Dirofilaria, Dipetalonema and Brugia species (Ambily, 2009).
A redescription of Dipetalonema finlayi (Mazza and Tiora, 1932) from a viscacha, Lagidium peruanum of Peru.
Ja para caes, impoe-se teste diferencial para Dipetalonema reconditum encontrado no tecido conjuntivo subcutaneo.
Dipetalonema gracile (Rudolphi, 1809) Diesing, 1861.
Estos dos ultimos metodos se basan en la observacion de microfilarias teniendo un mayor margen de error en el diagnostico, ya que requieren entrenamiento adecuado para la identificacion y diferenciacion de las larvas de Dirofilaria immitis con las de Dipetalonema reconditum.
However, the result of an ELISA for Dipetalonema viteae nematodes was positive.
Combination of filtration and histochemical stain for detection and differentiation of Dirofilaria immitis and Dipetalonema reconditum in the dog.
La muestras positivas fueron sometidas a un examen morfologico y biometrico para su diferenciacion con la microfilaria de Dipetalonema reconditum, otra filaria comun en nuestro medio, no patogena, cuyas formas adultas se alojan en el subcutaneo del hospedero.
Dipetalonema for a number of filarial infections that have been correctly placed in the genus Mansonella for >20 years.
immitis con las microfilarias de Dipetalonema reconditum, otra filaria no patogena y comun en el medio, cuyas formas adultas se alojan en el subcutaneo del hospedero.